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"365 AMAZING TRIVIA FACTS FOR 2009"

Source: Page-A-Day / Workman Publishing

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THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS

1. In royal households and monasteries in medieval Europe, what was the official role of the mustardarius?

2. For what short-lived career goal did astronaut-to-be Sally Ride briefly drop out of college?

3. How long -- in hours -- are observant Jews supposed to fast for Yom Kippur?

4. What does the PT in PT boat stand for?

5. How did calico fabric get its name?

THIS WEEK'S ANSWERS

1. He supervised the growth and preparation of mustard.

2. Professional tennis. Ride dropped out of Swarthmore College to work on her tennis game full time, but after just three months she decided she wasn't good enough to turn pro.

3. Approximately 25 hours -- from sunset on the eve of Yom Kippur until nightfall on the day of Yom Kippur. Nightfall is defined as when three stars are visible in the sky, generally between 40 and 72 minutes after sunset.

4. Patrol Torpedo. PT boats were small, fast Navy vessels used during World War II to attack larger ships.

5. From Calicut, India, where the cotton fabric originated and from which it was first exported in the 17th century.

 

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